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‘chmod command’ -How to change file/folder permissions in Linux ?

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 05:45:08 PM
How to change file /folder permissions in Linux?You can use chmod to set permissions for files or folders. In Nix(Linux, Unix, and Mac) based systems, you can assign permissions for a file/folder to the owner of the file(User), a group of users or everyone else(Other)

Mozilla takes action to protect users in Kazakhstan

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 04:30:48 PM
Today, Mozilla and Google took action to protect the online security and privacy of individuals in Kazakhstan. Together the companies deployed technical solutions within Firefox and Chrome to block the …

Latest Debian GNU/Linux Security Patch Addresses 14 Vulnerabilities, Update Now

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 03:16:27 PM
The Debian Project released a new Linux kernel security update for its stable, supported distributions to address several vulnerabilities that may put users' computers at risk.

Buy a Linux laptop: Star Labs laptops review

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 02:02:07 PM
Linux users often face many difficulties, the most important of which is to find a computer that is compatible with the distribution they use, so that they enjoy using their preferred system without the headache of search for solutions and fixes that may be ineffective or useless.Fortunately, after the increased use of Linux in the technical environment, some companies have begun to design and manufacture special computers that are compatible with the Linux system...

Going where no Steam Play has gone before with Elite Dangerous on Linux

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 12:47:47 PM
What’s the one game keeping you a dual booter? Maybe it’s PUBG, or Rainbow Six: Siege? Maybe it used to be Overwatch? For me, that game was Elite Dangerous, and one year on from Proton’s release, I have a story to tell.

Serverless on Kubernetes, diverse automation, and more industry trends

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 11:33:27 AM
As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.

Five reasons Chromebooks are better than Windows laptops

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 10:19:06 AM
Windows is great for some things, but for many users, a Chromebook is better.

How To Display Bash History Without Line Numbers

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 09:04:46 AM
This brief tutorial describes all the possible ways to display Bash history without line numbers on Linux.

Tails 4.0 Anonymous Linux OS Enters Beta Based on Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster"

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 07:50:26 AM
The Tails development team is currently working on the next major release of the Tails amnesic incognito live GNU/Linux system, also known by many as the Anonymous OS.

How to hide a File or Folder in Ubuntu

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 06:36:06 AM
In this article, we will explain how you can make a file or folder hidden, both through the command line and the Ubuntu UI.

How to convert HTML to PDF with HTMLDoc on Debian 10

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 05:21:45 AM
HTMLDOC is an open-source program that can be used to convert HTML and Markdown source files to PostScript and PDF files. In this tutorial, we are going to explain how to install HTMLDOC on Debian 10 and convert an HTML file to pdf.

Mobile robot taps Jetson Xavier via new Aetina carrier board

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 04:07:25 AM
Aetina announced a partnership to build an autonomous, solar-powered mobile robot with GPS tracking, sensors, and 6x HD cameras, based on its “AX710” carrier for the Linux-driven Jetson AGX Xavier. Taiwan-based Aetina and an undisclosed third party are developing a UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle) robot for border and shore patrol and other remote inspection and […]

A brief introduction to learning agility

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 02:53:05 AM
I think everyone can agree that the workplace has changed dramatically in the last decade—or is in the process of changing, depending on where you're currently working. The landscape has evolved. Distributed leadership, project-based work models, and cross-functional solution building are commonplace. In essence, the world is going open.read more

Attack of the Clones with custom Proton builds for Steam Play on Linux

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 01:38:44 AM
I know how you all love to tinker, so how about tinkering away with some custom builds of Steam Play Proton on this fine Tuesday afternoon?

How To Run Windows 95 On Linux Desktop

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 12:24:24 AM
Want to try good old Windows 95 on your Linux desktop? Here you go!!

An introduction to the vi editor

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 11:10:04 PM
The lowly and now middle-aged vi editor is still a favorite among *nix system administrators and remains an essential tool for command-line file creation and editing.

How to Install Cezerin on Debian 9

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 09:55:44 PM
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Cezerin on a Debian 9 VPS.

Guarding and Rescuing the FSF Titanic: The Simplest Ways that AI will Change Computing

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 08:41:24 PM
AI is already used to help kill people. We should be cautious, and know that the best rules we come up with (like no doing magic outside the school grounds) won’t be followed all the time.

The cloud isn't killing open source software

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 07:27:04 PM
Over the last few months, I participated in two keynote panels where people asked questions about open source licensing:Do we need to redefine what open source means in the age of the cloud? Are cloud vendors abusing open source? Will open source, as we know it, survive?Last year was the most eventful in my memory for the usually very conservative open source licensing space:read more

How to Delete Lines from a File Using sed Command?

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 06:12:43 PM
2DayGeek: sed command allows you to do lot of magic for file manipulation in Linux.

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Ubuntu: AWS, Podcast, Robotics and Snapcraft

  • Ubuntu Blog: Introducing the Ubuntu AWS Rolling Kernel

    The linux-aws 4.15 based kernel, which is the default kernel in the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS AMIs, is moving to a rolling kernel model. [...] The Ubuntu rolling kernel model provides the latest upstream bug fixes and performance improvements around task scheduling, I/O scheduling, networking, hypervisor guests and containers to our users. Canonical has been following this model in other cloud environments for some time now, and have found it to be an excellent way to deliver these benefits while continuing to provide LTS level stability.

  • Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S12E35 – Feud

    This week we’ve been talking to the BBC about Thinkpads and Ubuntu goes Pro. We round up the news from the Ubuntu community and discuss our picks from the wider tech news. It’s Season 12 Episode 35 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

  • The State of Robotics – November 2019

    November, for robotics, was a good month. We’re seeing new things develop, current projects finish and more cute animals in our future. So who can complain? The news we’re covering here are things that have crossed our path and that we’ve found interesting. If you have suggestions for next months post or your own projects you would like us to highlight, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Send an email and a brief summary to robotics.community@canonical.com and we can start the discussion. As ever we want this to be a highlight reel for cool robot stuff because we like cool robot stuff. Happy December everyone.

  • Simplifying hardware management during Linux development

    Every few months we release a Snapcraft update, with improvements to both Linux development, and snap user experience. Last week, we released Snapcraft 3.9, and this blog post will focus on the remote build feature that is now a fully accessible preview. Let’s dig deeper into why you need to try remote build, and how you can use it today.

Security: Cyber Security Today, Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE) and Latest Patches

  • Cyber Security Today – An email gift card scam, please stop re-using passwords and more open data found on Amazon storage

    Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday December 6th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanada.com.

  • NetworkManager Adds Support For Enhanced Open / Opportunistic Wireless Encryption

    Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE) provides a means of encrypting wireless data transfers without having any secret/key. Opportunistic Wireless Encryption is advertised as Wi-Fi Certified Enhanced Open. This OWE / "Enhanced Open" standard is now supported by NetworkManager for allowing supported devices connecting to Linux systems to make use of this means of opportunistic encryption. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Enhanced Open has been around just since summer of 2018 to better secure open WiFi networks. More details on the standard can be found via Wi-Fi.org.

  • Security updates for Friday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (libav), Fedora (kernel, libuv, and nodejs), Oracle (firefox), Red Hat (firefox and java-1.7.1-ibm), SUSE (clamav, cloud-init, dnsmasq, dpdk, ffmpeg, munge, opencv, and permissions), and Ubuntu (librabbitmq).

Nordic Semi nRF52832 Powered PineTime Dev Kit is Now Available for $24.99

PineTime was announced as a $25 smartwatch & companion for PinePhone Linux smartphone which itself sells for $150. Read more